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Mountains: Highest

See also Mountains of the British Isles: Highest Points.

The World's Three Highest Mountains

    Name   Metres   Feet
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Everest is in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas, on the border between Nepal and China (Tibet). K2 is in the Karakoram range and wholly in Pakistan, although the Karakoram extends into India and China. Kangchenjunga gives its name to the section of the Himalayas that it belongs to, and is on the border between Nepal and India.

Part 1

In Part 1 you're given the name of a continent, country, etc., and asked for the name of its highest mountain. Part 2 has the slightly more obscure ones, where you're given the name of the mountain and asked which country (etc.) it's in.

Continents

Q: What is the highest mountain in ... ? Metres Feet   A:
South America (Argentina, the Andes, the Western Hemisphere, and the world outside Asia) 6,959 22,841 Click to show or hide the answer
North America (USA, Alaska) 6,194 20,320 Click to show or hide the answer
Africa (Tanzania) 5,893 19,334 Click to show or hide the answer
Europe (Russia, near the border with Georgia) 5,642 18,510 Click to show or hide the answer
Antarctica 4,897 16,066 Click to show or hide the answer
Australasia (New Guinea) 4,884 16,023 Click to show or hide the answer
The Alps, France and Italy (and Western Europe) 4,810 15,771 Click to show or hide the answer

Countries (etc.)

Australia Click for more information 2,228 7,310 Click to show or hide the answer
Austria 3,798 12,461 Click to show or hide the answer
Canada Click for more information 5,959 19,551 Click to show or hide the answer
Cyprus 1,952 6,404 Click to show or hide the answer
Germany 2,962 9,718 Click to show or hide the answer
Greece 2,919 9,577 Click to show or hide the answer
Hawaii 4,207 13,803 Click to show or hide the answer
India (Sikkim) 8,586 28,169 Click to show or hide the answer
Ireland 1,038 3,406 Click to show or hide the answer
Japan 3,776 12,388 Click to show or hide the answer
New Zealand 3,724 12,218 Click to show or hide the answer
Pakistan 8,611 28,251 Click to show or hide the answer
Spain (Tenerife) 3,718 12,198 Click to show or hide the answer
Switzerland Click for more information 4,634 15,203 Click to show or hide the answer
Contiguous USA (California) Click for more information 4,421 14,505 Click to show or hide the answer

Part 2

Q: ... is the highest mountain in which (country)? MetresFeet  A:
Kinabalu 4,095 13,435 Click to show or hide the answer
Glittertind 2,465 8,087 Click to show or hide the answer
Huascarán (named after a 16th century king of the indigenous people) 6,768 22,205 Click to show or hide the answer
Kebnekaise 2,099 14,505 Click to show or hide the answer
Mount Ossa (state, or island) 1,617 5,305 Click to show or hide the answer

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